Tuesday, April 16, 2024

England, Australia Test downplayed

Date:

Share post:

SOUTHAMPTON – Cricket’s oldest rivals, England and Australia, meet in the first of five One-Day Internationals at the Rose Bowl today but the series is struggling to capture the imagination of the English public, the media and even one of its players.Though England’s Paul Collingwood spoke on Sunday of the need to play hard, aggressive cricket against the Australians, his message was undermined by the indifference of fast bowler James Anderson.“I don’t think it matters that we’re playing Australia,” a distinctly off-message Anderson said. “I dont think there’s a need for five One-Day Internationals at this time. It would be a perfect time to be playing for our counties but it’s out of our hands.” (AP)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

BWA pumping station offline

A Barbados Water Authority pumping station is offline to facilitate repair of a burst main at Vineyard, St...

Day of circus magic

The gymnasium at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex was transformed into a world of magic and fantasy as...

WANTED: Zebulun Jahlani Sawh

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Zebulun Jahlani Sawh alias “Karan” or “Zeb”, 22, who is...

Davis shines in main draw of tennis tourney

Barbadian Lucas Davis is the only indigenous player to emerge with a victory from the main draw of...